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Kohlrabi vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Kohlrabi and Cabbage

  • Kohlrabi has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Potassium, however Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 63% more than Kohlrabi.
  • Cabbage has 7 times less Copper than Kohlrabi. Kohlrabi has 0.129mg of Copper, while Cabbage has 0.019mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Kohlrabi, raw and Cabbage, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Copper +578.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Equal in Sodium - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 31% 14% 43% 1% 20% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Potassium +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Copper +578.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.9%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Zinc +500%
Equal in Sodium - 18

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 207% 3% 10% 0% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 0% 1% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Contains more Folate +168.8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Kohlrabi
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
10
Cabbage

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
10%
Kohlrabi
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
6%
Cabbage
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kohlrabi Cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Kohlrabi Cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kohlrabi Cabbage Opinion
Calories 27 25 Kohlrabi
Protein 1.7 1.28 Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 62 36.6 Kohlrabi
Net carbs 2.5999999046325684 3.299999952316284 Cabbage
Carbs 6.2 5.8 Kohlrabi
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.47 Cabbage
Calcium 24 40 Cabbage
Potassium 350 170 Kohlrabi
Magnesium 19 12 Kohlrabi
Sugar 2.6 3.2 Kohlrabi
Fiber 3.6 2.5 Kohlrabi
Copper 0.129 0.019 Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.03 0.18 Cabbage
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 46 26 Kohlrabi
Sodium 20 18 Cabbage
Vitamin A 36 98 Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.48 0.15 Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.061 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.04 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.234 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.212 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.15 0.124 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 76 Cabbage
Folate 16 43 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.034 Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.017 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.017 Kohlrabi
Tryptophan 0.01 0.011 Cabbage
Threonine 0.049 0.035 Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078 0.03 Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067 0.041 Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056 0.044 Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013 0.012 Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039 0.032 Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05 0.042 Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019 0.022 Cabbage
Fructose 1.45 Cabbage

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.